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Oct 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
is transforming america's approach to energy, education, health care, transportation and more. it is one of the most important and least understood pieces of legislation in modern american history. the short term recovery part as well as the long term investment part. it is also the purist distillation of what obama meant by change. it is a major down payment on all of his biggest campaign promises. the story of the stimulus not only fun and gripping story but it is a microcosm of the obama era. the best way to understand the president, his policies, his approach to politics, his achievements and his troubled marketing this achievement in a city that has gone bonkers. also the best way to understand his enemies. this book documents the republican plot to destroy obama before he even took office. you always heard about it and imagine it must be there but i got these guys to tell me about it. these secret meetings where eric cantor and mitch mcconnell plan their paths to power. before i open this up to what you want to talk about i want to talk about the stimulus because it is a new ne
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
specifics that interest the business committee. energy reform clearly need to happen in america. it's so mired in politics. using some of the politics can be taken out of this? >> id. i think that energy security is so vital to not only quality of life but also our national security, that there will be some agreement moving forward. the keystone xl pipeline is a perfect example of politics getting in the way of sound energy policy. but there seems to be an emerging consensus that we can be north american energy independence within the next few years, as long as we do things right. now, that, the devil is in the detail there but making sure that you don't raise taxes on energy producers. because when you do that you raise taxes for all consumers. again from a manufacturing standpoint, we have a stake in this discussion because we use one-third of this nation's energy output. so every time energy costs increase, the cost of manufacturing increases and adds to the 20% cost disadvantage i mentioned. the regulatory burdens are enormous for the energy industry, and hitting that in check is goi
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Oct 1, 2012 1:15am EDT
entrepreneurings on the front fear of the world economy. and we need to enleash america's energy entrepreneurs as well. the u.s. can overcome the energy crisis in a few years by merely unleashing the natural gas and oil of technology that tran formed the petroleum industry in the last five years the hornet tal tracking and other things that made it possible the smaller footprint on the surface reach fuel than in the past. it's the green energy sources that consume the most valuable part of the global environment which is the surface of the earth. you have solar cells and wind mills and beau owe fuel and all of these while ignoring the almost energy below the surface of the earth. that can be reached with a small footprint on the earth's. >> george, what is al true rich. how does it fit. >> an orientation toward the need of others. that's an i believe capitalism is intrinsically altruistic. that is to say that capitalism is based on making investments without any assurance that others will respond to them. capitalist investments only work if say that respond imaginatively need of
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Oct 1, 2012 8:30am EDT
it's so important to make nevada the jobs energy capital of, of the united states. and that's why i think we need to do everything we can to bolster tourism because it's still the backbone of our economy. when it comes to issues that effect the state of nevada, our delegation has worked very, very well together. let me give you an example. yucca mountain. it doesn't matter what party you're in, what side of the aisle. the fact of the matter is that the nevada delegation stood fast when it came to protecting the people of the state of nevada from acquiring nuclear waste from the rest of the country. i think that's one good example. when it comes to other things, i worked very closely and across the aisle with people every day when it comes to our support for israel, when we insure that the iranians don't acquire nuclear weapons, and i think i would work with anybody to make sure that we got our economy back on track, to get our budget under control and we end wasteful spending. >> moderator: okay, thank you. senator heller? heller: rick, thanks for the question. i appreciate the oppo
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Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
training. it is important for us to develop new sources of energy here in america, that we change our tax code to make sure we are helping small businesses and companies investing in the united states. do we take some of the money we are saving as we wind down two wars to rebuild america and that we reduce our deficit and a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, ultimately it will be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policy that helped to get us into this mess cliques or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle classed as fast. i am looking forward to having that debate. >> moderator: governor romney, two minutes. romney: thank you, jim. i am pleased to be at the university of denver and i appreciate their welcome and also the presidential commission on these debates. congratulations to you, mr. president on your anniversary. i'm sure this is the most romantic place you can imagine here with me. [laughter] congratulations. this is obviously a
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. we have done very well. one of the very people supporting renewal energies which added more dollars per acre. today the value of products, $24 billion. and i was elected to congress was 12 billion. ag was 60 billion then, now over 200. we created a tremendous amount of wealth that has been built within the value added ag component of this. let's keep it up and keep taxes low unpredictable and let's have less government regulations and less intrusion in our lives. [applause] moderator: 30 seconds to respond. christie: you know, we have not been able to get much done. my energy policy is making sure that we just create energy positions, short term, long term, medium-term growth for energy, but i just want to make sure that everybody knows that i will be a consistent champion for wind and renewable fuels in this district and congressman king has not been. [applause] moderator: your response, congressman? steve: i happen to be the american wind energy champion designated by the american wind energy association. [applause] i am supported by the renewable fuel and it -- industry across th
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Oct 1, 2012 1:00am EDT
. i have written a lot also in energy economics and in taxation. i'm a monthly column nist for this. i edited a bock called overcoming barriers to imeerpship. i wouldn't say it's a radical thing. social security something i've been thinking about it and writing about far long time. thank you for joining us on booktive. >> it's great to be with you. >> coming up from booktv coverage from the annual libertarian contest. economist george talks about new edition of the 1981 best selling book. this is just over thirty minutes. [inaudible conversations] george, you have a new audition of "wealth and poverty" how. has country changed since the original came out. >> it habit changed auto. we have a new carter in office and president obama so most of the themes that of
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
banks and e commerce riding on the intrntd. we're moving toward a future of having the energy distribution on a smart grid connect requested internets. we're moving to a generation of next generation aviation and air traffic controller that's controlled by the internet and over the internet. and so we have moved so much of our essential servicings on to the internet and one has to ask, is that what it was designed for? and is it secure for what we need for in the future? this brings about three tensions i'm going try to stick to three. so three tensions that we're seeing in the policy world. and three tensions that we've seen in the technology world. the first is we're seeing a tension from the need from the economic policy to stimulate the economy versus the demands for national security. ict and the economic growth that the internet commerce of our country is measured nearly 4% gdp growth. that's the smallst in the nation right now. that's what the g20 countries are expecting. developing nations are expecting the ict and the e economy to contribute to as much as 10% of the g
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
cities in the state into arcelus to their campuses? the answers they have it cheap as red opal energy in new england. to really focus on our downtown arts and innovation district. public safety obviously. my job as mayor is a cheap marketing officer in creating jobs and to do that we need to convince people that downtown is a safe place to invest and spend time with your family and friends so we have really been an advocate of community policing strategies strategies that improve the relationship between our police officers and our residents. also really making sure we evoke a sense of -- the one thing that has been the biggest challenge to holyoke is our perception and our image so i ran a campaign based on beginning to tell a new story about the city of holyoke that we are more than a city of problems and challenges for the city of opportunity and possibilities. to give you the sense of importance of young people and why my election made a big statement for a city we have a 15 member city council and the 10 member school committee of strong mayors and former government. i ran agains
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the first is energy. if you have ever tried to make a change it takes an inordinate amount of energy beyond even what you'd even expected. 14, 15, 16 hour days and things that you thought would take a week. if you don't have the energy to see these things through, young people have more energy than they know what to do with. that is because you didn't go to bed until 5:00 a.m.. at my age if i didn't get to bed until 5:00 a.m. i would not wake up until monday. the second thing is creativity. honest-to-goodness, this is something that -- have you ever seen a 6-year-old playing in out of nowhere they say i'm a dinosaur. they believe that in that moment or go in their mind so radically changes the status quo. they have no attachments to the status quo. alternate worlds and possibilities are as real to them as threal world and that is something as we get all older we fetishize. my staff knows there are two things they're not allowed to say to me. they can say we have always done it this way and everyone else does it this way. those are the two things that literally mean nothing to me beca
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Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
people more and more. he believes in picking winners and losers. about $90 billion in green energy companies like solyndra and test lot. a friend of mine said he doesn't dislike picking winners and losers, he likes losers. [laughter] [cheers] [applause] >> i believe in strengthening our military. [cheers] [applause] we have seen it for four years. we have seen a number of people on food stamps go from 32 million up to 37 million. 15 million people have fallen into poverty and need food stamps. twenty-three million americans looking for jobs. we have had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8% read what does the president have to say about this? he says forward. i think forewarned is a better term. [laughter] [applause] [cheers] >> we listen to the president at his convention a few weeks ago. no new ideas. he is out of ideas and excuses and on november 6, you're going to put him out of office. [cheers] [applause] [cheers] [applause] now, paul ryan and die, we have a different path that we put america on. there are five things that we will do to strengthen our economy. and also t
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
pal in the country in a lot of ways. it would be huge. if we got a grand bargain on energy how to exploit the boundary of -- i think the two together would have a huge impact. so the question is how close are we to that? and, you know, i have a saying about the middle east which applies to the american politics. all important politics happens the morning after the morning after. >> when is that? >> here i'm talking about the election. here i think the question really is i don't know how the election is going come out. i make no prediction. i ask myself if romney gets smashed, if he gets smashed, it would -- i happen to think the political problem in the country we have a center left party and we have a far right party. that is a structure problem. the republican party has gone nuts in my view. >> analytical judgment. [laughter] >> they've been simultaneously they have been at war with mas and physics at the same time. [laughter] on the deficit, it was, you know, deficit doesn't matter. and yeah and biology too a guy in missouri too. so the question to me is what happens the mornin
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
energy development, a labor market that is competitive and global and very different ideas about the roles of government in business. the companies represented by the business round table, the national association of of manufacturers, the national retail federation and the u.s. chamber of commerce represent america's biggest companies and america's smallest. they're the corner drugstore, the restaurant down the street, the biggest auto and technology companies, the most complex financial service firms, all of which are essential to the economy. so today we aspire to have a conversation, a presidential conversation that will lift the discussion about where we go from here. no matter the outcome of next month's general election, we have to stop chuting at each -- shouting at each other and start engages with one another. today's panel is a good step towards that end, and to introduce our panel, please, roll the video. >> leading authorities presents our award-winning series, "conversations with power," live from the knight studio at the newseum in downtown washington d.c. for their
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Oct 7, 2012 9:45am EDT
to drill in the water. but we are very lucky. and i think the energy market. also one being in my book is i haven't seen any of this year and 10 u.s., but now doing a pilot on the infrastructure and we try to use their brain for their solutions for energy. >> i am an israeli. i was born there. others raise their. as an israeli now, either argumentative, but this is not the forum for arguments. i am also a guest here. i enlaces gaston we're not supposed to attack, although you tempt me greatly. >> we can do that in israel. >> after my house we can do that. not everybody in israel is in agreement with you. there's many experienced people, smart people, don't hold on to your point of view. i have a very simple question. israel is a mighty country. it is the strongest country in the middle east. israel has a clichÉ of atomic weapons. for many years, they obtained like we used to do historically to obtain arms and my young days under the british magnum. all right, do you think there is any bets, bit of connection between israel being a nuclear power and iran and other nations in the m
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00am EDT
the energy and talent and value of their their supporters doing names on their own to other voters. >> and you just prepare us? and implementers swing states for the election is decided, i would imagine all the stuff you talk about is focused like a laser in some of those states. could you just remind us but the state solder and a statue that most of these techniques are targeted? >> yeah, we're more or less than a dozen states now, week to week. you know, one thing important to rely is that not all swing states are equal or alike. we tend to see polling that's come to states where both candidates are between 46% and 49% in campaigns around the air and saying that their swing state, they are all sort of the same category. and campaigns are deciding where they compete and how they compete a stunned locals. this is the central strategic document of the campaign. when i read about the two 2008 campaign, david class would call this his bible, this binder is targeting us put together that has the vocals and for each state they would have to those they needed to land they left a bit of a
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00pm EDT
message and centralize the tactics and strategy but also maximize the energy and talent and value of their supporters doing things on their own to other voters. >> host: there's going to be the swing states where this election is going to be divided i would imagine all of the stuff you are talking about is going to be focused like a laser on some of those states. can you just remind us what the states are and is that true most of these techniques are going to be targeted. >> guest: in more less a dozen states now we may move from week to week. one thing that is important to think to realize is that not all swing states are equal or a light. we tend to think of them interchangeably and to see the set of pulling has a bunch of states that are all between 46 to 49% and the campaigns are on the air and the swing states are all serve in the same category, and campaigns are deciding where to compete and how they can compete based on vocals and this is a central strategic document in the campaign. what i learned about the 2008 campaign, david clough recalls bible, this binder this targeting
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to interfear with your way of life. >> you're boiling over with energy. you want to change thing. so you look around. see a lot of things that need changing. people kill each other and they shouldn't. people are you hungry and she shouldn't be. people are cold and they're illiterate. they need shelter, they need books. the world needs changing. well it does need changing but if you're going to live with theries of us need to learn to play the game by the rules. [applause] >> finally we have a truncated clip of our favorite, "the daily show"'s report on a leftest protester in olympia, washington, who chained himself to a building in protest but it was the wrong building. >> meet jody mason, of olympia, washington. a man driven to protest. >> the bush administration gave the ultimatum to saddam hussein to leave iraq. i got ready and i got a chain and some locks and, i went to commit an act of civil disobedience by locking myself to a door. >> he meant to chain himself here, to this u.s. department of energy substation. but instead he ended up here, chained to the side door of a non
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the aviation industry. just as important for the nation's economy. it reduces fuel burn, saves energy, and improves the environment. implementing this improves the efficiency and safety of aviation while adding jobs and strengthening our economy. the case for next generation has been and continues to be compelling. i would, again, like to thank you, mr. chairman, ranking member costello, and the committee for hosting the panel today. i look forward to any questions you might have. thank you, again, sir. >> thank you. mr. renadli. >> thank you, mr. chairman, members of the subcommittee, thank you for holding this hearing today. it's a catch all phrase over the last ten years that means everything to everybody in the aviation community. we are proud to be involvedded in the essential stake holder in nextgen development and participates in the advisory committee which mr. barger spoke of. the committee has done an outstanding job of simpling the elevator speech of what nextgen is. using satellite technology, reducing carbon emissions, using best technology to reduce voice community catio
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
focused on, and as for you i need help on things like energy policy. because that's going to be hugely important, and i want you to drive it because so much of it has to do with our public lands and attitudes locally that will help me help you in making this unreality. i think engaging, harnessing, and even asking for the help of the nation's governors. so typically me with the present once or twice a year and you get briefings as opposed to the present thing i need your help, please go out into the. i need help on health care 2014 is run the country. wing-ism clarity, your help. i need help on energy policy. here's the broad framework. let's help to fill in the gaps and make it a national effort, if you will. i think there's huge untapped potential in that area that could speak to bipartisanship. >> i agree with the. i think the biggest policy achievement probably the last 20th minute and welfare reform. 25 years i guess. now, 15 years, 96. that was done by clinton, begrudgingly accepted after modifying its on the other governors have a huge role in that a thing. angler, thompson, und
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
it is like a poll on the country in a lot of ways. so second, if we had a grand bargain on energy, how to exploit the bounty of natural gas in particular in the environmentally safe and sustainable way on the national basis i think those two things together would have a huge impact. so the question is how close are we to that? and i was saying about the middle east but it may apply to american politics is all important politics happens the morning after the morning after. so, i think -- hearing talking about the election. i don't know how the election is going to come up and make no predictions but i do ask myself if romney gets smashed i don't think the political problem is we have a center left problem and we have a far right party that is a structural problem. the republican party has gone nuts in my view. they've been at war -- there's been a simultaneous -- they've been simultaneously at war with physics at the same time. on the deficit and biological l2 mac, some of them for sure. so the question to me is what happens the morning after this election if romney loses. he wasn'
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, thanks to the vision, committed in sheer energy of one person, we now have a hot website and live streaming video of our event, national press club in several supporting lectures and presentations. you all know that one person is the lifeblood of the anisfield-wolf book awards, my dear friend and comrade, mary louise hunt. give it up for mary louise. stand up, mary louise. [applause] our annual ceremony has become an event in cleveland social intellectual calendar and that takes an entire team of people to pull off, including ron of course, but also sandy shoals. cindy, please stand up in the six other team members who have worked for months to create this evening. give it up to cindy. [applause] as mary louise put it to me just yesterday, and i quote an e-mail, making sure it's going to be here, she e-mailed me three times and called me when i was on the plane. i mean, it was terrible. i was coming. i start to get my shoes shined in each of us had. i'm quoting from her e-mail to show her that i do read them, even if i do ignore them. edith anisfield-wolf she wrote was a quiet and
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of president obama in the real energy he brought on the campaign trail in 2083 question of transparency in the good government we all envision. from my hit by 2010, that energy had dissipated. a lot of efforts had gone towards a lot of things and we were seen the dramatic transformation that a lot of us can visualize and imagine knowing that the power of data is, but it wasn't happening very much. and that caused me to do some work and i will describe here that results in some greeting. grading is a cool cruel art. what i did is look at the problem of lacking transparency. it looked to me like maybe the transparency community had communicated well enough what it was we wanted. a lot of efforts have gone out there that didn't have direction or designation. so i sat down to some technical people. i am a lawyer, so i have to go back and learned about how these computers work, talking to each other on the internet in things like that. i sat down with them data people to interpret and language that policymakers could understand what it was the data people need and in a paper tha
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
facilities under the inspection regime of the international atomic energy agency. at the same time we emphasize on the stipulations of the nuclear nonproliferation treaty which we can give rights of all states to acquire nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. mr. president, the insistence of the united states and countries of the european union and others to impose unilateral economic measures violate, violates the regulations of international law on the principles of free trade, and raises questions about the legality and morality of such practices. based on this, we call for lifting the embargo imposed on cuba by the united states for decades. we also renew our call for lifting and stopping all unilateral coercive measures imposed on the peoples of other countries, such as venezuela, belarus, iran, syria and the democratic people's republic of korea. mr. president, our aspiration to achieve a positive reform of the international organization stems from our desire to find a world based on justice, security and prosperity for all the peoples of the world, away from the colonial ten
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and stability in the region. the book addresses topics such as energy and resource nationalism, strategic competition in the global commons and looked at demographic issues in the region, sought to understand the future of the nuclear energy in asia as well as many other topics. and then last year our volume build upon this research framework but narrowed the focus to examine the rising powers china and india, and specifically the challenges and opportunities presented by the remarkable growth of the major powers to read than this year's strategic volume the military challenge we have sought to refine our research agenda by examining one of the most immediate challenges stemming from china's rise and that is the advancing military capabilities and its strategic ambitions. last december once we haven't decided on the particular topic or theme for the book we sought to identify the very best and brightest scholars in the respective fields to come together to address this important topic with such wide-ranging implications. we were successful in bringing together an absolutely phe
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to do. i was one of those holdouts on the energy and commerce committee and i was on the health subcommittee day. there was a lot thrown at us really quickly. how does it all fit together? so i wasn't ready really to sign up. there's a few of us like. half a dozen at most. and i was at the white house a lot in very small groups with the president. he was very engaged, both in the issues and also in the persuasion and trying to bring folks together. and i think you see that, with its this immigration reform, implementation of the health care bill in this next congress. there will be some other areas, where it will be legacy and he will also see him learn from them is dates -- i think george bush the second was much a similar way and that he wanted to read a book, go to bed. he didn't want to fool around with congress. and it didn't work or while early on. towards the end he got very engaged. i'm once again, it was sort of interesting and he may see this with president obama. toward the end, president bush really felt somewhat ostracized from his party. he felt they were letting h
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
morals, her driving energy and her unwavering ambition, and her indomitable drive. but within a short time she realized he was and in court jubal drunk. -- in court jubal drunk. and despite his own international celebrity, he could not spare her rising thing. rebecca west who have met thompson in london in 1921, whom jim spoke about in his introduction, and later when dorothy was a chief of the bureau in berlin, was as courageous and as an domino ball as american friend, possibly more so. kindred spirits intent on breaking through that concrete ceiling of male-dominated literature and journalism. they both were intent on confronting the pivotal issues of their times head-on. and they would remain friends all of their lives. rebecca west had as humble a beginning as dorothy thompson eric she was born so silly isabel fairfield on the outskirts of london in 1892 to a scotch highland mother with musical aspirations, and a truly gifted journalist father. when he left them, abandoned them to poverty, when she, too, was only eight, she was both devastated and liberated. as angry as she
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
energy and creativity. the founding fathers wanted -- he is majority leader for six years. at the end of six years he leaves and the senate is back in the same mess. the nature of political genius is to find a way when no way appears obvious. i don't have any idea what president johnson would do with this congress. hopefully i can research and find out but someone will come along to do it again. >> one of the major events that occurred was the u.s. role in the overthrow -- johnson is on record in the cabinet meetings opposing it. can you elaborate on what particularly drove his stance and what particularly was it on that and why he believed the way he did on that point? one of the things he agreed with robert kennedy on. >> can i take a pass on that one question? it is at the beginning of the book i writing now. the answer is so complicated and i don't have a summation of it on my mind right now. >> can i go back and referred to your book you are talking about now? you alluded when you stated the united states was running murder and the the kennedy administration -- lyndon johnson said t
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Oct 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
never a nice guy. he's a radical socialist, clean energy lunatic who's trying to take your job. and the result is, more money actually didn't feed into a larger narrative in a way that i think the romney campaign would have preferred. the second thing that the super pac money is less effective now is that under fec rules, or fcc rules, super pacs campaigns are able to get the lowest available rates for the advertising on television advertising right now, right before an election. super pacs are not able to do that. super pacs in the same market are spending far more, sometimes twice or three times as much in the campaign is to get the same money. the third reason i think that you are seeing super pacs been less effective now than they were early on is that in just the last month or two, obama because we're getting close to the election, paying more attention to it because we have the conventions, are waking up and giving more money in small dollars in that we don't really sleep happening in the super pacs. at least not yet. made a bunch of people come at the last minute with $10 mil
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
series, where they--you could use all that energy and idealism? i've always thought that was a mistake, the way we treat young people in our business. and it's true in a lot of fields. c-span: you know, you--and whenever you appear on the network here, you use the language that you want to use whenever you want to use it. and there is a column in here, as you know, in which you have a little gimmick. >> guest: mm-hmm. c-span: i--i'm not sure i can repeat it--maybe you can--where you list one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight words. >> guest: right. mm-hmm. c-span: and then you say, 'hold on.' and then you go on to write sentences for each one. >> guest: uh-huh. uh-huh. cock, prick, ass, breast. and what i'm--all of which, of course, are legitimate words used in--in one context and--and then in another context have connotations that are either vulgar language or--or... c-span: let me give the audience an idea of what you're talking about. >> guest: yeah. c-span: here's a sentence you use. 'this needle and prick all those balloons, so we can--take this needle and prick all those
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Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
and receive dit and energy and climate. >> host: next call from indiana, is it dewit? >> caller: my question is from mr. friedman. i remember what you're talking about, the economy being the most senseless partnership of the government and the private sector. i wonder where that partnership stands right now? i mean, have we been witnessing the decline of the state in that partnership in recent years? i'm asking this as a recent immigrant to the united states, you know, someone who is really concerned. thank you very much. >> guest: what a wonderful question. i appreciate that. that is really a core argument of our book that what made america great was we had this amazing public-private partnership, and the public basically provided the foundation for our market economy and our great entrepreneurs to really launch into the world. what was that public side? educated people, up and beyond whatever the technology was, have the world's best infrastructure, roads, airport, tell come, bandwidth, the open immigration here to bring you here and have the most talented immigrants, have the bes
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
industry. gas, energy, and water. what does that tell you about the -- what does it fell you about the way they don't understand the valuings of the nhs. the nhs isn't like the gas, electricity and water industry. they are the pride of britain. the nhs is based on a whole different set of values for of our country. friends it just shows that the olded adage is truer now than it ever was. you can't trust them for the national health service. [applause] [applause] let me be clear, let me be clear, the next labor government will end the free market experiment and put the right principle to the heart of the nhs and will repeal the nhs bill. friend, this is where i stand, this is who i am. this is what i believe. this is my faith. i was talking to my mom this morning, as you do before a big speech, and she reminded me that her mother was born in a small polish village in 1909. i went back to that village with my mom about a decade ago. about 2,000 people lived there. quite an event people from england coming over. a long way from the village what my parent experience to this stage today
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Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
confining areas of cooperation in areas of energy, the development, for instance, mess nuclear simple energy program under way. we are already cooperate with the chinese. find these areas, keep our markets open, but don't create a more hostile external environment that is absolutely essential. very important we keep the balance. there's a fine line between balance and provocation to we want to stay well on the side of balance of constructive environment spent dr. kissinger, i was surprised to hear you say that the comments made by both candidates used the term extreme deplorable leverage about china. i know you endorsed mitt romney. have you had that conversation with him? have you said i find your conversation really deplorable? ass. >> i see the advertisements of the two candidates every day are competing with each other on how to deal with the cheating things with china, and both of you cheat as applied to china. >> and trade. >> and trade. and it may be that in china they do not understand, and i am bothered by the fact that appealing to persons of china, but in my view on china p
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
we talk about electoral politics, i think perhaps that if you desire to vote, do so, but that energy needs to be put into social movements in which we demand on our own terms what we want and need in our own lives rather than putting face to an elected official and crossing fingers in hopes they do what we want, and for an example, the students in quebec on strike for months because there was a proposed tuition hike which they said was unacceptable. they said we will not pay. we're going to be in the streets until you get rid of the hikes. they tried to make protests illegal. what's come of this? the tuition hike did not go through, and the law for bidding protests was appealed. >> again, please ask a specific question. >> i know. it's terrible. my question, i suppose, would be what do you see as the value for social movements of political change. >> thank you. >> thank you very much for that example. i think, hopefully, folks realize the reason i was asked to testify before members of congress was because of my work on such a social movement. there was students on our campus who org
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to tell one person at a time. >> so then it makes me think, you know, there is this media energy around this book. the last time it was this media energy was july, 2010 when it went down. going back to those places who are making those accusations, calling you a readers racist, the speed at which that happened. back in the space now you do have the whole story. >> it feels good to know that first of all i was able to use the same media in a sense to be able to get the story, the right story out. it feels -- i can't explain how great it feels to be able to sit here to hear the actors -- my goodness i don't know if you saw me. i was crying a little. it's amazing. i didn't ever think -- i made the decision years ago that i didn't want people to forget my father and what he meant to us. i had no idea that i would be able to tell the story in this way. it feels great. >> what is so beautiful about this book? i feel like it's more than a book. it's a living history. it's like a love letter to choices, and it reminds us that without the feelings, the facts don't come be enough of what a
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
around you have the energy going on. and as people start to sort of give an camp what's going on. we you have the high energy going on. it could be very, very intox candidating. we don't have constitutional history together to guide us. we don't have parameters that you might have in the northerly workplace. we are just -- we're a workplace without boundaries. we have a man you'll we could give people that was this thick. it was about about five pages. an employee manual. i don't know what we put in it. might have here's how you can get your health insurance benefit. here are the restrooms. you have the energetic group of people and their competitive. and maybe you could even say we're a little bit ambitious. right. you come in to the environment, many people came in without a job. they were volunteers and want to get a job. some people -- they want to get noticed by the right people. and they, you know, and you have people who have been hired who want maybe more responsibility. right than they probably traditional in their job. and the department heads who are racing against each ot
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
energy of one person, we now have a hot web site and live streaming video of our event, national press coverage and several cavorting lectures and presentations and you know who that one person is. she is the lifeblood of the anisfeld-wolf book awards, my dear friend and comrade mary louise khan. give it up for mary louise. stand up, mary louise. [applause] our annual ceremony has become an important event on cleveland social and intellectual calendar and that takes an entire team of people including ron of course but also cindy schultz. cindy, please stand up in the six other team members who have worked for months to create this evening. give it up for cindy. [applause] as married with louise put it to me just yesterday and i quote the e-mail making sure i was going to be here, the e-mail -- called me when i was on the plane. i stop to get a shoe shine and she almost had a heart attack. i'm quoting from her e-mail to shove her that i do read them even if i do ignore them. [laughter] edith anisfeld-wolf she wrote was a quiet and reserved person and would be astonishing thrilled with h
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
of competition that there was in a privatized utility industry, gas, energy and water. what does that tell you about these tories? what does that tell you about the way they don't understand the values of the nhs? the nhs isn't what like the gas, water industry. the nhs is the pride of britain. it is based on whole different set of values for our country. it just shows that these old adage is true or not than it ever was, you just can't trust the tories on a national health service. [applause] [applause] >> so let me be clear, let me be clear, the next labour government will end the free market experiment. it will put the right principles back in the heart of the nhs and it will repeal the nhs bill. [applause] friends, this is where i stand. this is what i am. this is what i belief. this is my faith. i was talking to my mom this morning, as you do before a big speech -- [laughter] and she reminded me that her mother was born in a small polish village in 1909. i went back to the village with my mom about a decade ago. about 2000 people live there. it was quite an event, having people f
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Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
significant proposals. we should not end there. we should embrace washington to build a clean energy industrial place in the states that weekend solves systems that are fossil fuel based. solar energy, wind energy, energy efficiency, silicon energy, the most doable made the world today is in washington we have to make sure we do that. >> moderator: we have a short amount of time, so we want to give a quick rebuttal. >> mckenna: luck, there will be impacts on trains. the question is are they stopping in our state to unload not on only cool, but wheat and other commodities or will they rule through our state to british columbia or other destinations? let's go to the review, carefully weigh costs and benefits and i think we'll have a clear idea if these are products we won or not. >> moderator: one more rebuttal, mr. inslee. 30 seconds. >> inslee: let me emphasize that i last talked about. we are at a revolution in the world do we know the world will look for huge amounts of clean energy. this is right in our wheelhouse. this is what we do so well in washington. this clean energy future
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
was wondering if you thought that it was really all about the way they came out and energy they had or if what they were saying had as big an effect as the perception of how they are doing and how excited they are to be there? >> well, the first observation is clearly the aarp has lowered its membership age. it's a good thing you identified yourself. [laughter] no, look, i think the body language is important and i think the president hurt himself with without last night. i don't think that the romney side should think that it's going to be like that in the next debate. that was not what we wanted to project but look at the same time, you go back to the tape and break it down like ron jaworski did with the football game, romney had a lot of good stuff and points that he got across and i thought from a policy standpoint, i thought it was pretty rich. when people are complaining that boy they got too much into in the policy into deep in the woods, usually the complaint is there is not enough substance and there is too much style so i think, i think from that standpoint it was a pretty
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
message, centralize their tactics and strategy but also maximize the energy and talent and value of their supporters doing things on their own to other voters. >> host: i would imagine all the stuff that you're talking about is meant to be focused on the states. can you just remind us what those states are. most of the techniques are going to be termed. >> guest: the states may move from week to week. one thing that is important to realize it is not all swing states are equal or alike and i think we tend to think of them interchangeably and see a set of polling has a bunch of states there but between 46 to 49% and the campaigns are on the air so they are swing states and they are all in the same category. campaigns are deciding where they compete and how they compete and this is the sort of central strategic document of the campaign and what i learned about the 2008 campaign david clough would call this his bible that targeting is put together that had the vocals and everyone in the state. for each state they would have the total they needed to win and they predicted 53%, that is a
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the state two hours to arcelus to their campus and the answer is we have the cheapest renewable energy of all of new england. we have marketing tools to bring companies into our -- public safety obviously my job is mayors to be the chief marketing officer and making sure we are expanding our tax base and to do that we think people downtown is a safe place to invest and spend time with your family and friends. strategies that improve the relationship between our police officers and our residents and all throughout that making sure we evoke a sense of -- the one thing that has been made his challenge to holyoke is our perception and and image so i ran a campaign based on beginning to tell the story about the city of holyoke that we are more visited than problems and challenges for the city of opportunity and possibilities. to give me the sense of importance of young people and just like my election made of really big statement for a city. we have a strong mayor former government. i ran against a 68-year-old incumbent mayor has been mayor for a couple of years and i was on the council for
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Oct 8, 2012 8:30am EDT
. that's a focus on green jobs and alternative energy is imposing costs on america's economy. costs that the proponents of green jobs are not acknowledging. >> for the most part you write a lot about gender policies and politics, and is this a branch out for you to write about green jobs? >> i've also written, my books have been in the air agenda but i've written a lot in energy economics and in taxation. i'm a monthly columnist to tax knows. i've edited a book called overcoming barriers to entrepreneurship. that was published i roam and and littlefield two or three years ago so i wouldn't say it's a radical change. it's something i've been thinking about and writing about for a long time. >> thank you for joining us on booktv. >> thanks so much for having me on. >> up next on booktv, former north chicago superintendent of schools, patricia pickles, presents her thoughts on how to improve the american educational system. >> first, i thank the business leaders for allowing me to join my vision in education. i also want to recognize some of the groups for organizations that i provide servi
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
survival and i would like these candidates to address. when you consider energy more important than water. >> host: thanks from buffalo new york. what should the government be in our life? we posted on new york in my personal life while the federal government not much. state come of it more, local, a lot more. the federal government should be maintaining harmony among the states keeping them in line regards to protecting americans' rights keeping the nation in harmony that is on facebook. next up is cheri watching in des moines. an independent. good morning. >> caller: yes, i do agree with mitt romney. i think the government is getting way too big. that's my comment. thank you. >> host: next up is less in detroit. he wore on. good morning. >> caller: good morning. we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow the state to come in to the city and as a public use to take over and print the financial manager were emergency manager for the cities that have financed the distress and take over the local government where they can come in and remove the city officials like the mayor
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Oct 8, 2012 8:30pm EDT
demanded -- damage of america's policy. that's a focus on green jobs and alternative energy is imposing costs on america's economy. costs that the proponents of green jobs are not acknowledging. >> for the most part you write a lot about gender policies and politics, and is this a branch out for you to write about green jobs? >> i've also written, my books have been in the air agenda but i've written a lot in energy economics and in taxation. i'm a monthly columnist to tax knows. i've edited a book called overcoming barriers to entrepreneurship. that was published i roam and and littlefield two or three years ago so i wouldn't say it's a radical change. thin something i've been >> up next on booktv, former north chicago superintendent of. schools patricia pickles presents her thoughts on how to improve the american educationah system. [applause] >> first, i thank the business leaders for allowing me to share my visit -- vision in education. i also want to recognize some of the groups or organizations that i provide service and support, aka alpha kappa alpha, the urban league an
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Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. . >> you're full of enthusiasm and ideas and you're boiling over with energy. you want to change things you look around and see things that need changing. people kill each other and they shouldn't. people are cold and ill late rate. they needle shelters and booking. the words needs changes. [applause] [applause] we have a clip of the favorite. the daily show report on a leftist protesters in 0 limb with a, washington who chained himself to a building in protest but it was the wrong building. >> meet jody of olympia washington. a man driven to protest. the bush administration give the ultimate tim to saddam hussein to leave iraq, i got ready and got a chain and locks and i went to commit an act of civil disobedience by locking myself to a door. >> he known chain himself year here to the u.s. department of energy substation. ib steady he ended up here. changed to the side door of a non-profit rural aid organization. [laughter] he got the wrong building but at least he had the right message. >> your sign reduce deficit. and you shout nod blood for oil. and you were chained to a heal
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00am EDT
would fall out of the sky from the energy sector would fail. there would be a global catastrophe. the point of this is to show how dependent we are as a society on this kind of open source collaborative labor. the fact that here's the thing that would've sounded like a utopian utopian fantasy 25 or 30 years ago. now, we are hooked on it as a progressive society. whether it is the private sector or the public sector. all of us now depend upon the product of that pure network collaboration. you know, when i look at how much we build and upload of collaboration, that is the thing that makes me say, what more can we do? what can we saw with this peer networking approach? >> host: the next call comes from alta dena, california. paco hello? we are going to have to put you on hold. you need to turn down the volume on your tv. we have bob in florida. >> caller: this is a great show and i appreciate that show in the guest as well. i am working on something and i am listening to you guys at the same time. i believe there are at least a handful of us who certainly appreciate this stuff. mr. john
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
sustaining u.s./china cooperation in clean energy, an overview of the difficulties both countries face in developing solar, wind and other alternative energy industries and the potential room for cooperation. last innovate, finally -- november, finally, henry participated in another one of our national conversations entitled afghanistan: is there a regional end game. the back story on this is interesting. he resisted when he learned that we had organized a brilliant panel of scholars and reporters to comment on his remarks. we hadn't cleared the names with him, he didn't know all the people, and he was not happy. but he gave brief remarks just as he will today, and then he was warmly greeted by our own distinguished scholar, robin wright, and the rest is obvious. some days later i heard from him as follows in his gravelly voice: sometimes i know i can be a pain in the -- dot, dot, dot. so this time it was much easier to convince henry to show up, and we did let him know who the panelists were in advance. he approved of you all. [laughter] so join me in welcoming a legendary statesman,
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
energy is to be put into social movements which we demand on our own terms rather than putting faith in an elected official and crossing our fingers and hoping to do what we want. specifically for a contemporary example, the students into bed or on strikes for months because there was a proposed tuition hike that they said was completely unacceptable. it tried to make practice illegal. what has come of this? the tuition hike did not go through and the law forbidding process was repealed. i think -- >> would you please ask a specific question. >> i know. my question, i suppose, would be what do you see is the value of social movements for political change. >> thank you. >> thank you very much for that example. i think hopefully folks realize that actually the reason i was asked to testify before rumors of congress was because of my work on such a social movement. there were students on our campus who organized collectively to address this concern with our insurance and who saw that georgetown was providing an subsidizing contraception on insurance for their employees but not for
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Oct 9, 2012 2:00am EDT
older remember. he was in his 60's when he was running so he did not have the energy of richard nixon running in 1960 or obama running in 2008. >> and mrs. eisenhower, lott has been written about your parents relationship with the eisenhower's. how would you describe it? >> well i think that one of the things i enjoy doing when i was working on the project of eisenhower's retirement years was to look at that relationship and to think about it more and i'm amazed that eisenhower and nixon got along as well as they did because when you think about it, you have two presidents rumbling around together. a president is going to be someone who is very driven. he has an agenda. he has a vision. he knows where he is going so you have dwight eisenhower and then you have richard nixon who in 39 becomes a vice president who already is showing signs that he is on his way so the fact that they got along so well, i mean as well as they get i would say, think is a testament to several things but i think first of all eisenhower made the vice presidency significant. he sent my parents to 53 nations aro
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. he was in his 60's when he was running so he did not have the energy of richard nixon running in 1960 or obama running in 2008. >> and mrs. eisenhower, lott has been written about your parents relationship with the eisenhower's. how would you describe it? >> well i think that one of the things i enjoy doing when i was working on the project of eisenhower's retirement years was to look at that relationship and to think about it more and i'm amazed that eisenhower and nixon got along as well as they did because when you think about it, you have two presidents rumbling around together. a president is going to be someone who is very driven. he has an agenda. he has a vision. he knows where he is going so you have dwight eisenhower and then you have richard nixon who in 39 becomes a vice president who already is showing signs that he is on his way so the fact that they got along so well, i mean as well as they get i would say, think is a testament to several things but i think first of all eisenhower made the vice presidency significant. he sent my parents to 53 nations around the wor
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